I dunno, kinda cool

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    I dunno, kinda cool

    This is a program I did when I saw a shape drawn with polar coordinates (I was done with my math test so i decided to look in a calculus book...I got a 73 on the test ) . I tried doing it myself. It just rotates a vector and multiplies each by a sine wave.

    One is the sine of the angle * 4, one is the sine of the angle * 3, and one is the sine of an exponential model that is increasing and decreasing at a certain percent in a sine fashion (goes up, goes down, goes up, goes down, etc). The color and blended transparencies also move in sine waves.

    EDIT: and oh yeah, move around with w,a,s,d and mouse to see the other two things.
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    groooovy!!

    if your into that kinda stuff you should look for some of the popular xlock screensavers, there are some crazy trippy ones. good stuff.

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    wow...that was sweet -_-
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    I was going to add blended bitmaps and do all kinds of cool stuff but i'm working on a project that is actually cool so I'm back to that.

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    Wow, really cool program! It reminded me a little of a dream I had once... errr, maybe that's not a good thing.

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    Very nice! I bet if you used DirectX/OpenGL and made them polygons with lights and fog it'd be even cooler. Has great potential for a screensaver.

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    I tried using polygons but the oscillating effect of the movement and transparency caused 'blips' in between adjacent polygons and stuff, and in short looked like a bunch of crap

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    OMFG!!!!!! That is one of the kewlest things I've ever seen, seriously!!!! Maybe with this I can get some women!!!!
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    ive actually seen something with that shape in it, ..........ah yes, in petzold's windows book, chapter 5, program : "Clover".

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    these are called rose petals, they're in basically every calculus book I've ever seen.

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    Wow, that's pretty cool
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    What is with you people and dragging up old posts?
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    it was still in my 'subscribed threads' thing I didn't know it was old I figured someone had just replied to it

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